A preliminary investigation of worm infections in a bluetooth environment

  title={A preliminary investigation of worm infections in a bluetooth environment},
  author={Jing Su and Kelvin K. W. Chan and Andrew G. Miklas and Kenneth Po and Ali Akhavan and Stefan Saroiu and Eyal de Lara and Ashvin Goel},
Over the past year, there have been several reports of malicious code exploiting vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth protocol. While the research community has started to investigate a diverse set of Bluetooth security issues, little is known about the feasibility and the propagation dynamics of a worm in a Bluetooth environment. This paper is an initial attempt to remedy this situation.We start by showing that the Bluetooth protocol design and implementation is large and complex. We gather traces… CONTINUE READING
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